Inspection Results » Desert Cove Nursing Center

  1. Health Inspection on January 30, 2018 [1]

    1. Isolated: Immediate jeopardy to the resident health or safety
      • Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provides adequate supervision to prevent accidents. (Corrected 2018-03-22)
    2. Pattern: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Administer the facility in a manner that enables it to use its resources effectively and efficiently. (Corrected 2018-03-22)
      • Post nurse staffing information every day. (Corrected 2018-03-22)
      • Provide and implement an infection prevention and control program. (Corrected 2018-03-22)
      • Conduct and document a facility-wide assessment to determine what resources are necessary to care for residents competently during both day-to-day operations and emergencies. (Corrected 2018-03-22)
    3. Isolated: No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy
      • Protect each resident from the wrongful use of the resident's belongings or money. (Corrected 2018-03-22)
      • Implement gradual dose reductions(GDR) and non-pharmacological interventions, unless contraindicated, prior to initiating or instead of continuing psychotropic medication; and PRN orders for psychotropic medications are only used when the medication is ne (Corrected 2018-03-22)
      • Develop and implement policies and procedures to prevent abuse, neglect, and theft. (Corrected 2018-03-22)
      • Respond appropriately to all alleged violations. (Corrected 2018-03-22)
      • Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment. (Corrected 2018-03-22)
      • Provide safe, appropriate dialysis care/services for a resident who requires such services. (Corrected 2018-03-22)
      • Timely report suspected abuse, neglect, or theft and report the results of the investigation to proper authorities. (Corrected 2018-03-22)
      • Provide timely notification to the resident, and if applicable to the resident representative and ombudsman, before transfer or discharge, including appeal rights. (Corrected 2018-03-22)
      • Provide appropriate treatment and care according to orders, residentÂ’s preferences and goals. (Corrected 2018-03-22)

To be part of the Medicare and Medicaid programs, nursing homes have to meet certain requirements set by Congress. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has entered into an agreement with state governments to do health inspections and fire safety inspections of these nursing homes and investigate complaints about nursing home care. [2]

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References

  1. http://www.medicare.gov/NursingHomeCompare/About/Health-Inspections.html
  2. http://www.medicare.gov/NursingHomeCompare/About/Inspection-Results.html